An investigation into a debit and credit card scheme has led to the arrest of 11 suspects and the police seizing major luxury assets, including a Ferrari California HS, an Aston Martin Rapide S and a Suzuki Boulevard motorcycle. The criminal investigation conducted by the Public Prosecutor's National Office is investigating charges of money laundering and tax fraud.
Police investigators discovered over 700,000 euros in cash after raiding a house on Desmijndijk in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant on Monday, police reported.
The Marechaussee, the policing branch of the Dutch armed forces, confiscated the car of a 29-year old Belgian man this morning. The man has 74 unpaid traffic violations in the Netherlands with a total value of 23,000 euros.
The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is on its way back to The Netherlands after being seized by the Russian coastguard in Murmansk in September of last year, De Volkskrant reports.
Police in Colombia have seized a shipment of 7 tons of cocaine bound for The Netherlands in the port of Cartagena. This is the second biggest bust of cocaine in the last 13 years, Colombian civil servants announced Wednesday.
Minister of Justice, Ivo Opstelten, has been criticized for not informing Parliament about the whitewashing scandal involving Fred Teeven closing a deal in 2000 with drugs baron Cees H.
A taxi driver in Otterlo lost his way while trying to drive a woman to her destination. After a collision, the cabbie lost his driver's license. The police is saying he may have been driving under the influence of drugs.
The Netherlands has seized Ukrainian assets for several hundred million euros, minister for Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Pauw & Witteman.